English Literature A level at Brookfield Community School
If you enjoy reading, discussing and writing about poetry, prose and drama, then English Literature is the course for you.
You will study a range of literary texts in depth, looking at aspects of plot, character, theme, writer’s style, different interpretations of texts and their contexts.
You will need a minimum of grade C in English Language and a grade C in English Literature at GCSE.
AS English Literature (100% examination)
Paper 1: Literary Genres (Drama) (1 hour 30 minutes, worth 50%)
Paper 2: Literary Genres (Prose and Poetry) (1 hour 30 minutes, worth 50%)
A Level English Literature
The A Level course consolidates AS study by revisiting three of the set texts encountered previously and also introduces new literary texts.
Paper 1: Literary Genres (2 hours 30 minutes, worth 40%)
Paper 2: Texts and Genres (3 hours, worth 40%)
Non-exam assessment: Theory and Independence (worth 20%)
Past students have gone on to study a wide range of literary based courses at university. This subject is also useful for law degrees or any Arts, Humanities or Social-Science degrees.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brookfield Community School directly.